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This event is in the "Elementary (Grades K-5)" group.

Adventures with Northampton County 4-H

11:00am - 12:00pm
Bethlehem Township - Coolidge
Registration
Library Branch: Bethlehem Township - Coolidge
Age Group: Elementary (Grades K-5)
Program Type: STEM
Registration Required
Event Details:

Whether you like adventures in the dark, out in nature, or close to home, 4-H has something for everyone! Hands on exploration, science, and activities for those who like the dark, nature, and being close to home.

This event is in the "Elementary (Grades K-5)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (Grades 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Laros Room
Age Group: Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12), Families, Adults
Program Type: Gaming
Registration Required
Event Details:

Chess for beginners and intermediate players with nationally-ranked chess expert, Chris Giannaras.  Registration opens one week prior to each class.  Parking is available in the garage on the west side on Saturdays.  A parent is req

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Qigong - Meditation and Relaxation Training

10:15am - 11:30am
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Cohen Room South Area
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Qigong
Registration Required

Qigong

Experience this ancient Chinese exercise which promotes circulation, flexibility, balance, and stamina to improve overall health and well-being. Exercises are short, easy to learn, and adjustable to every individual. All skill levels are welcome! Registration is recommended.

Event Details:

Classes are held simultaneously in-person and on Zoom.

This event is in the "Families" group.

Family Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: YS Meeting Room
Age Group: Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Join us for a variety of stories, songs, and fingerplays for the entire family.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Qigong: Meditation and Relaxation

12:00pm - 1:15pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Cohen Room South Area
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Qigong
Registration Required

Qigong

Experience this ancient Chinese exercise which promotes circulation, flexibility, balance, and stamina to improve overall health and well-being. Exercises are short, easy to learn, and adjustable to every individual. All skill levels are welcome! Registration is recommended.

Event Details:

Classes are held simultaneously in-person and on Zoom.

This event is in the "Elementary (Grades K-5)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (Grades 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Rainy Cloud Experiment - Adventure into Nature

1:00pm - 1:45pm
South Side Branch
Library Branch: South Side Branch
Age Group: Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12), Families
Program Type: Storytime, Other, STEM
Event Details:

This Summer 2024, the South Side Library will offer fun, educational programs for kids (K-12), each day of the week being a different theme.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Open Mic Night @BAPL

5:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Cohen Room Complete
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Performance, Music, Comedy
Event Details:

Join us for an open mic hosted by Bill Medei!! Come enjoy listening to music, comedy, and poetry acts or sign up to perform yourself! Performers, please arrive around 5PM to sign-up.

This event is in the "Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (Grades K-5)" group.

Story & STEM (for ages 3 & older)

10:00am - 10:30am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: YS Meeting Room
Age Group: Pre-K, Elementary (Grades K-5)
Program Type: Storytime, STEM
Event Details:

Adventures in STEM await, with a new theme each week! Stories, crafts, and a science demonstration make Summer learning fun. Best for ages 3 and older.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Ages 2-4" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Playtime at the Southside Library

11:00am - 11:30am
South Side Branch
Library Branch: South Side Branch
Age Group: Pre-K, Ages 2-4, Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Music, STEM
Event Details:

Toddlers and caregivers are invited to join us for an imagination-filled time full of activities that promote sharing, taking turns, and having fun!

Blocks, puzzles, games, and toys provided!  

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Elementary (Grades K-5)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (Grades 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Chess for Beginners & Intermediate Players @ Coolidge

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bethlehem Township - Coolidge
Registration
Library Branch: Bethlehem Township - Coolidge
Age Group: Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12), Families, Adults
Program Type: Workshop
Registration Required
Event Details:

Our popular outside chess classes are back for the summer! Beginning Tuesday, June 11th from 1pm-2pm, Coach Christopher Giannaras will resume chess instruction at the Coolidge Branch in Bethlehem Township.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

This event is in the "Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Birth - 24 Months" group.
This event is in the "Ages 2-4" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Preschool Storytime at the Southside Library

10:30am - 11:00am
South Side Branch
Library Branch: South Side Branch
Age Group: Pre-K, Birth - 24 Months, Ages 2-4, Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Performance, Music, STEM
Event Details:

Preschoolers and their caregivers are invited to join us on Wednesday mornings for songs, stories, hands-on learning, and a simple craft to take home! 

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Read to Dogs (for independent readers)

11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: YS Meeting Room
Event Details:

Read to a therapy dog--our special dogs are trained to listen! Bring a book from home or select one from our display. Practice your skills in a no-judgment setting.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Citizenship Class

5:30pm - 7:00pm
South Side Branch
Library Branch: South Side Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Other
Event Details:

The Citizenship course will cover the curriculum recommended by USCIS, including US geography, history, and government.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mindful Communication

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bethlehem Township - Coolidge
Registration
Library Branch: Bethlehem Township - Coolidge
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Event Details:

Mindfulness is a state of active, open attention to the present. This five-part series will introduce you to the practice of mindfulness in several facets of life.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

This event is in the "Birth - 24 Months" group.

Baby Storytime (For Birth-24 Months)

10:00am - 10:30am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: YS Meeting Room
Age Group: Birth - 24 Months
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Join us for a gentle storytime for you and your little one featuring stories, bouncing rhymes, and songs. No registration is required. For Birth-24 months only.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Elementary (Grades K-5)" group.

Adventures with Northampton County 4-H

11:00am - 12:00pm
Bethlehem Township - Coolidge
Registration
Library Branch: Bethlehem Township - Coolidge
Age Group: Elementary (Grades K-5)
Program Type: STEM
Registration Required
Event Details:

Whether you like adventures in the dark, out in nature, or close to home, 4-H has something for everyone! Hands on exploration, science, and activities for those who like the dark, nature, and being close to home.

This event is in the "Elementary (Grades K-5)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (Grades 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Laros Room
Age Group: Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12), Families, Adults
Program Type: Gaming
Registration Required
Event Details:

Chess for beginners and intermediate players with nationally-ranked chess expert, Chris Giannaras.  Registration opens one week prior to each class.  Parking is available in the garage on the west side on Saturdays.  A parent is req

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Qigong - Meditation and Relaxation Training

10:15am - 11:30am
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Cohen Room South Area
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Qigong
Registration Required

Qigong

Experience this ancient Chinese exercise which promotes circulation, flexibility, balance, and stamina to improve overall health and well-being. Exercises are short, easy to learn, and adjustable to every individual. All skill levels are welcome! Registration is recommended.

Event Details:

Classes are held simultaneously in-person and on Zoom.

This event is in the "Elementary (Grades K-5)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (Grades 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: YS Meeting Room
Age Group: Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12), Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

During the Victorian era it became fashionable for upper class ladies to leave calling cards when visiting the homes of friends and acquaintances in one's social circle.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Jigsaw Puzzle Contest

1:30pm - 3:30pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Cohen Room South Area
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Gaming
Registration Required
Event Details:

Race the clock to be the first to complete your puzzle! Puzzles are provided by the library and are yours to take home at the end of the contest.* Form a team of your friends and family or let us assign you to a team.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Qigong: Meditation and Relaxation

12:00pm - 1:15pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Cohen Room South Area
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Qigong
Registration Required

Qigong

Experience this ancient Chinese exercise which promotes circulation, flexibility, balance, and stamina to improve overall health and well-being. Exercises are short, easy to learn, and adjustable to every individual. All skill levels are welcome! Registration is recommended.

Event Details:

Classes are held simultaneously in-person and on Zoom.

This event is in the "Elementary (Grades K-5)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (Grades 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Rainbow Glitter Slime - Adventure into Nature

1:00pm - 1:45pm
South Side Branch
Library Branch: South Side Branch
Age Group: Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12), Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytime, STEM
Event Details:

This Summer 2024, the South Side Library will offer fun, educational programs for kids (K-12), each day of the week being a different theme.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Open Mic Night @BAPL

5:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Cohen Room Complete
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Performance, Music, Comedy
Event Details:

Join us for an open mic hosted by Bill Medei!! Come enjoy listening to music, comedy, and poetry acts or sign up to perform yourself! Performers, please arrive around 5PM to sign-up.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Choose Your Own Book Club

5:45pm - 6:45pm
Virtual
Registration
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Event Details:

Each month, choose your own book that fits the theme! July's theme is to choose a book that has less than 2,000 ratings on Goodreads. For book suggestions, please email amadden@bapl.org